Mont Tremblant Mountain Code of Conduct
The ski patrol at Tremblant ski resort has gone to great measures to reduce the number of accidents on the slopes of Tremblant. However, there are still some skiers that do not respect basic rules, and therefore put themselves and others at risk. To insure safety while skiing, you must follow the basic rules of the Mountain Code of Conduct, a simple guideline set up by Tremblant Ski Resort. Here are the basic points..
According to moncasque.ca, using a helmet can reduce the risk of head injuries among skiers and snowboarders by as much as 56%. At Tremblant Ski Resort, all employees that work on the mountain wear a helmet and they highly recommend wearing helmets while skiing and riding.
Mountain Code of Conduct’s obligation and primary safety consideration is to ski and ride in a controlled and responsible manner and all skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to educate themselves on the benefits and limitations of wearing a helmet.
Mountain Code of Conduct – Key Safety Points
Stay in Control
Remain in control of your speed and direction. Make sure you can stop and avoid any person or obstacle.
Don’t Block Trails
Stop on a trail only if you are visible from above and if you are not obstructing the trail.
Assist Ski Patrol
If you are involved in or witness an accident, remain at the scene and identify yourself to a first-aider.
No Drugs or Alcohol
Keep off the lifts and trails if your ability is impaired by the use of alcohol or drugs.
No Downhill Speeding
Excessive speed has a negative impact on reaction times and makes it difficult to avoid obstacles or other gliders.
On Trails-Yield to Skiers Below
Yield the right of way to persons downhill and choose a course that ensures their safety.
Intersections-Yield to Skiers Above
Yield the right of way to persons uphill when entering a trail and at intersections.
No Runaway Equipment
Use and wear a proper device to prevent runaway equipment at all times.
Obey all signs and warnings and never venture off the trails or onto a closed trail.